Here’s a funny quote that I have occasionally seen on T-shirts and posters and that recently came to mind again: “Give a man a beer, and he wastes an hour, but teach a man how to brew a beer, and he wastes a lifetime.” Well, I tried brewing my own beer once, about 15 years… Continue reading New Adventures in Homebrewing, or Lessons in How to Waste a Lifetime?
Sometimes the least likely combination of ingredients can produce the most interesting results. This is often the case with rock music — think Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, for example — or rocket fuel — a mixture of charcoal, sulfur, and saltpeter. Kept separate, these are all fairly benign materials; combined, however, they can yield… Continue reading Craft Beers Made by Italians? That's Not a Mistake — That's Amore!